Jack Barrow

Musings of Jack Barrow, blogging about a life of writing and philosophy; creating fiction and non fiction, sourced from pop philosophy and the irrational. Occasional outbursts on matters political, comical or just the downright infuriating. About to publish a travelogue about a six week tour of the 39 historic counties of England while trying to unravel life’s big questions.

May Morning – the spirit of spring with a canoe in your trousers

I’ve been up all night, or at least I feel as though I have, my body clock’s all out of kilter but it’s May Morning, the sun’s shining and the year...

Why I will be joining the Green Party this weekend!

It’s said that the Greens aren’t going to get a place in the TV debates for the 2015 General Election. The explanation for this is that UKIP have...

Barrow’s Law

Social media promotion expands to fill the time allocated for the creation of that which is being promoted. Has anybody said this before I...

Ennui and the art of motorcycle maintenance

This appeared on Facebook a little while ago. Interestingly BBC Radio 4 just broadcast a dramatisation of Zen the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by...